Samsung Galaxy S5 vs Sony Xperia Z2 & LG G2

Samsung Galaxy S5, Xperia Z2 and LG G2Samsung has announced the new Galaxy S5 smartphone and as expected, it comes with some impressive specifications. However, does it have what it takes to compete with flagship smartphones from other Android manufactures, we did a quick specs-comparison to get an idea. Find out more below.

PhoneSamsung Galaxy S5Sony Xperia Z2LG G2
Display5.1-inch 1920x1080p Super AMOLED5.2-inch 1920x1080p Triluminos with5.2-inch 1920x1080p IPS
Processor2.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 quad-core2.3GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 quad-core2.26GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 quad-core
Memory2GB of RAM, 16/ 32GB of internal storage, microSD card slot3GB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage, microSD card slot2GB of RAM, 16/ 32GB of internal storage
Size142.0 x 72.5 x 8.1mm, 145 grams146.8 x 73.3 x 8.2 mm, 158 grams138.5 x 70.9 x 8.9 mm, 142 grams
Cameras16MP rear, 2.1MP front20.7MP rear, 2.2MP front13MP rear, 2.1MP front
ConnectivityWi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC, 4G, IR BlasterWi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC, 4GWi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC, 4G
Battery2800 mAh3200 mAh3000 mAh
OSAndroid 4.4.2Android 4.4.2Android 4.2.2 (4.4.2 update already rolling out in select markets)
DurabilityIP67 dust and water resistanceIPX5 and IPX8 (waterproof), IP5X (Dust protected)None

As you can see, despite some great specifications, the phone still falls behind Sony’s Xperia Z2 at least on paper but trumps the LG G2, which is expected considering G2 was launched last year.

We will have to wait for the availability of both Xperia Z2 and Galaxy S5 to really know which of the two, is a better performer in real life.

What are your thoughts, let us know in comments.

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